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Download full resolution image Cav Soldiers earn their spurs

Cav Soldiers earn their spurs

YOUNGSTOWN TRAINNG AREA--A New York Army National Guard Soldier from the 2nd Squadron 101st Cavalry Regiment headquartered at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station but with elements across western New York, takes aim at the enemy during a spur ride at the Youngstown Lewiston Training Area Youngstown New York Aug. 17 2023. The Soldiers had to complete a written exam on tactical knowledge followed by route area and zone recon training lanes and finally a 12-mile ruck march over the course of 48 hours as part of a tradition of cavalrymen earning their spurs.

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